Introduction

Removing the camera shell is an easy task that can be done in a couple of minutes.

Rotate your camera such that the underside is facing you and the lens is facing the ground.
  • Rotate your camera such that the underside is facing you and the lens is facing the ground.

  • You should be able to see the camera's label, and it should be rotated 90 degrees counterclockwise.

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Using your left thumb, push down the slider to the left of the SD card slot.
  • Using your left thumb, push down the slider to the left of the SD card slot.

  • When inserting a new battery or reinserting the one you removed, you can ignore this step.

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Using your right index finger and thumb, pull the battery toward you and then away from the camera. Using your right index finger and thumb, pull the battery toward you and then away from the camera.
  • Using your right index finger and thumb, pull the battery toward you and then away from the camera.

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Orient the camera with the battery side facing up.
  • Orient the camera with the battery side facing up.

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Remove the single 4.5 mm Phillips #00 screw.
  • Remove the single 4.5 mm Phillips #00 screw.

  • Remove the single 5.5 mm Phillips #00 screw.

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With the blue plastic opening tools, gently pry the plastic casing surrounding the start/stop button free. Remove the casing using your right thumb and index finger.
  • With the blue plastic opening tools, gently pry the plastic casing surrounding the start/stop button free.

  • Remove the casing using your right thumb and index finger.

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Flip open the LCD panel to get to the side panel.
  • Flip open the LCD panel to get to the side panel.

  • Remove the three 5.5 mm Phillips #00 screws.

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Turn the camera around to the grip side and remove the 5.5 mm Phillips Head screw using your J00 Phillips Head screwdriver.
  • Turn the camera around to the grip side and remove the 5.5 mm Phillips Head screw using your J00 Phillips Head screwdriver.

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With the bottom of the camera facing up, remove the two 5.5mm Phillips #00 screws.
  • With the bottom of the camera facing up, remove the two 5.5mm Phillips #00 screws.

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Orient the camera so the bottom is facing you. Use the blue plastic opening tools to gently ease the camera shell off of the camera.
  • Orient the camera so the bottom is facing you.

  • Use the blue plastic opening tools to gently ease the camera shell off of the camera.

  • Rotate the camera so the LCD side panel is facing you and gently pry the shell off from the camera.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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